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Caseys General Stores Inc (CASY.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Myers

68 2016 Chairman of the Board

Terry Handley

55 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer

William Walljasper

51 2006 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Julia Jackowski

49 2016 Senior Vice President, Corporate General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Sam Billmeyer

58 2007 Senior Vice President - Logistics & Acquisitions

William Kimball

67 2011 Lead Independent Director

Diane Bridgewater

52 2007 Independent Director

Johnny Danos

75 2004 Independent Director

H. Lynn Horak

69 2010 Independent Director

Jeffrey Lamberti

52 2008 Independent Director

Larree Renda

57 2014 Independent Director

Richard Wilkey

75 2008 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Myers

Mr. Robert J. Myers is Chairman of the Board of the Company. He is no longer Chief Executive Officer of the Company., effective May 1, 2016 Mr. Myers has been associated with the Company since 1989. He served as Senior Vice President from December 1998 until May 2002, when he assumed the position of Chief Operating Officer. He was elected to his current position as President and Chief Executive Officer in June 2006, and has been a director of the Company since 2006.

Terry Handley

Mr. Terry W. Handley has been re-designated as President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company., effective May 1, 2016. Terry Handley currently serves as President and Chief Operating Officer of Casey’s General Stores. He has worked at Casey’s for 34 years in roles that include: Director of Marketing, Store Operations Regional Manager, Vice President of Food Service and Senior Vice President of Store Operations.

William Walljasper

Mr. William J. Walljasper is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Casey’s General Stores, Inc. Mr. Walljasper was previously Vice President—CFO and has been with Casey's General Stores since 1990.

Julia Jackowski

Ms. Julia L. Jackowski is Senior Vice President, Corporate General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of Casey's General Stores Inc. Previously she was Vice President—Human Resources.

Sam Billmeyer

Mr. Sam J. Billmeyer is no longer Senior Vice President - Logistics & Acquisitions of Casey’s General Stores, Inc., effective June 30, 2016. Prior to that date, he served as Senior Vice President—Transportation & Support Operations and as Vice President—Transportation.

William Kimball

Mr. William C. Kimball is Lead Independent Director of Casey’s General Stores, Inc. He is retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Medicap Pharmacy, Inc., a national franchisor of community retail pharmacies, and currently a partner in Kimball-Porter Investments, LLC, an Iowa-based investment company. Mr. Kimball also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Principal Mutual Funds. Mr. Kimball has been a director of the Company since 2004, and currently serves as the Lead Director of the Board (described on page 7). Mr. Kimball’s qualifications include his demonstrated leadership and knowledge of operational and financial issues facing a large retail corporation gained from his experience as CEO of Medicap Pharmacy, and his understanding of retail markets and growth companies.

Diane Bridgewater

Ms. Diane C. Bridgewater is an Independent Director of Casey’s General Stores, Inc. She is Executive Vice-President, Chief Financial and Administrative Officer of LCS, a national leader in the planning, development and management of senior living communities and provider of senior living services. Prior to her employment with LCS, in October 2006, Ms. Bridgewater was employed by Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc., a subsidiary of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, for 18 years, in roles including Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and Vice President and Business Director, North America Operations. Ms. Bridgewater has been a director of the Company since 2007. Ms. Bridgewater brings a thorough knowledge and understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and auditing standards to the Board, and as an active chief financial officer, important insights as to corporate “best practices” and policies.

Johnny Danos

Mr. Johnny A. Danos is an Independent Director of Casey’s General Stores, Inc. He is Director of Strategic Development for LWBJ, LLC, a public accounting and consulting firm located in West Des Moines, Iowa. From 1995 until 2008, Mr. Danos served as President of the Greater Des Moines Community Foundation, a charitable public foundation dedicated to improving the quality of life in Greater Des Moines. Mr. Danos was employed by KPMG LLP (and its predecessor firms) for over 30 years, and retired as the managing partner of its Des Moines office in 1995. Mr. Danos also is a member of the Board of Directors of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines. He has been a director of the Company since 2004. Mr. Danos brings extensive financial and accounting experience to the Board, as well as broad community perspective and executive leadership skills from his experience with the Greater Des Moines Community Foundation.

H. Lynn Horak

Mr. H. Lynn Horak is an Independent Director of Casey's General Stores Inc. He is a past Regional Chairman with Wells Fargo Regional Banking. Mr. Horak held many positions with Wells Fargo Bank beginning in 1972, including Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 1981 to 1986, President and Chief Operating Officer from 1986 to 1991, and Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Regional Banking for Iowa, Nebraska and Illinois from 1991 until November 2007. Mr. Horak serves on the board of directors of four other non-public companies. He has been a director of the Company since 2009. Mr. Horak brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from his career with Wells Fargo, including significant executive leadership experience and a critical understanding of credit markets, consumer behavior and retail analysis.

Jeffrey Lamberti

Mr. Jeffrey M. Lamberti is an Independent Director of Casey’s General Stores, Inc., since March 5, 2008. He is President and Managing Shareholder with the Ankeny, Iowa law firm of Lamberti, Gocke, & Takekawa, P.C. Mr. Lamberti served as an Iowa State Senator from 1999 to 2006 and as President of the Iowa Senate from 2004 to 2006. He is the son of Donald F. Lamberti, a founder of the Company. Mr. Lamberti has been a director of the Company since 2008. With his legal background and his experience in the Iowa General Assembly, Mr. Lamberti is able to provide important public policy, governance and legal perspective to the Board, as well as valuable operational and strategic expertise.

Larree Renda

Ms. Larree M. Renda is an Independent Director of Casey's General Stores Inc., She is Executive Vice President of Safeway, Inc. Ms. Renda has been employed by Safeway, Inc. since 1974 and has served as an Executive Vice President since 1999. Her responsibilities have included retail strategy, labor relations, public affairs, communications, government relations, health initiatives, human resources, corporate social responsibility and sustainability, philanthropy, industrial engineering, IT and real estate. Ms. Renda served on the Board of Directors of Household International, Inc. from 2001 until its merger in 2003 with HSBC Finance Corporation, and thereafter served until April 2014 on the Board of Directors of HSBC Finance Corporation and HSBC North American Holdings Inc. Ms. Renda’s extensive management and public company leadership experience in the retail grocery industry will enable her to provide important insight and guidance to the Board of Directors.

Richard Wilkey

Mr. Richard A. Wilkey is an Independent Director of Casey’s General Stores, Inc., since December 2, 2008. He is management and development consultant since 1990 to various companies in the Midwest. Mr. Wilkey is a former City Manager of the City of Des Moines (1974-85) and former President of the Racing Association of Central Iowa (1986-89). He was employed by the Weitz Corporation (1985-90) as Executive Vice President of Administration and Finance and as President of Life Care Services Corporation, a major subsidiary of the Weitz Corporation. He has been a director of the Company since 2008. In addition to his experience providing strategic consulting services, Mr. Wilkey brings a broad public policy and local community perspective to the Board, along with extensive executive and management experience.

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